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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:51pm

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YISD: Students at Loma Terrace Elementary bused to Bel Air HS due to strong gas odor

UPDATE: Officials with YISD confirm that crews from the Texas Gas Service were able to repair the gas leak and classes at Loma Terrace Elementary are expected to resume as normal on Friday, April 25.

NMSU women's basketball signs recruiting class

New Mexico State Women’s Basketball head coach Mark Trakh announced Thursday the signing of guard Emily Hardin, power forward Kassandra Harris and point guard Shanice Davis to National Letters of Intent to play basketball for the Aggies b

Lamar Hunt Cup begins without El Paso Patriots

The competition format and pairings for the first two rounds of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup are set with the largest field in the tournament's modern era (1995-present), kicking off on May 7 with eight matches.

UTEP's Simonsen named to C-USA All Academic Team

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of five student-athletes named to the Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team on Thursday. Simonsen was also voted to the squad in 2013.

NMSU women's golf set for WAC Championships

The New Mexico State women’s golf team concludes its spring schedule with a trip to Mesa, Ariz., to compete in the 2014 WAC Women’s Golf Championship, which will be played at the par-72, 6,163-yard Longbow Golf Club from Friday thro

Crime Stoppers looking for man wanted for multiple thefts

Crime Stoppers of El Paso is actively looking for a man who they allege is responsible for a string of burglaries and thefts in Socorro.

State of Texas reports grade 5, 8 STARR test results

Almost 80 percent of 5th and 8th graders successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test on their first attempt in April, according to numbers released today by the Texas Education Agency.<

Daytime temperatures can be dangerous for people, pets

The Las Cruces Police Department is reminding motorists that rising daytime temperatures can cause death or serious injury to pets or people left in an enclosed vehicle.

Are We in the Final Stretch of our "Windy Season"?

This “windy season" across the Borderland has not been too bad this year. We have seen about 4 or 5 really ugly dusty days caused by strong upper level weather systems and a couple cold fronts.

City looking to fill solid waste truck driver openings

The City of El Paso Environmental Services Department (ESD) is sending out a call for talented commercial truck drivers. ESD is currently looking to fill job openings for Solid Waste Truck Driver Trainee.

YMCA explains how to kick off your summer with a splash

Coming up tonight on News Channel9 at 6:30pm, kick of your summer with a splash. We'll be joined by Bill Coon President/CEO of the YMCA to talk about their upcoming Super Summer Signups.

CBP seizes nearly $1.1M in cocaine and meth at port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted two separate loads of alleged cocaine and methamphetamine.

Lower Valley residents dealing with ongoing flooding

A Lower Valley is concerned with the pump station in his neighborhood. Israel Fuentes claims the El Paso Water Utilities pump station, a machine which is supposed to control flooding in parts of the Sun City, may not be working properly.

Family: Necropsy shows dog shot in back of head by ETX deputy

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Middleton family released the video above of proceedings directly following the shooting incident.

Come support the El Paso Roller Derby girls and benefit a local charity

The El Paso Roller Derby girls are inviting you to their next double header bout and it's all for a good cause.